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The Legislative Reference Library produces a Daily Newspaper Clipping Service for members of the Legislative community. Each morning, Library staff members select and compile articles of interest to the legislature from over 30 national and regional newspapers.

Headline Newspaper Columnist Date Related Links
We Recommend O’Rourke in the Democratic race for U.S. Senate Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/05/18  
We Recommend White in Democratic race for Texas governor Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/05/18  
We Recommend Collier in Democratic race for lieutenant governor Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/05/18  
TWO VIEWS: Frustrated by soaring tax bills? The governor has your back Austin American Statesman  Quintero, J. 02/05/18 1 doc(s)
TWO VIEWS: Abbott willing to burn down the house to keep himself warm Austin American Statesman  Smith, G. 02/05/18 1 doc(s)
Log Cabin Republicans push for acceptance in Travis County GOP Austin American Statesman  Goldenstein, T. 02/05/18  
White supremacists who demonstrated at UT were with ‘Patriot Front’ Austin American Statesman  Haurwitz, R. 02/05/18 4 doc(s)
Medical marijuana makes Texas debut amid access concerns Houston Chronicle  Najarro, I. 02/05/18 2 TX bill(s)
A new testament: Texas playwright relives the 1998 James Byrd Jr. lynching Houston Chronicle  Diaz, K. 02/05/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
PolitiFact: Did state wait too long to warn of hack? Austin American Statesman  Selby, W. 02/05/18  
Harvey damage brings funding for Texas cultural landmarks Austin American Statesman  George, C. 02/05/18 1 doc(s)
New 459th district judge’s seat draws three candidates Austin American Statesman  Autullo, R. 02/05/18  
Labor of love — and hope Dallas Morning News  Limon, E. 02/05/18  
Court sides with Texas prisoner in suit alleging 'deliberate indifference' led to heart attack Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 02/05/18 1 doc(s)
Gov. Abbott mail-in ballot twist means extra work for local election officials San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/05/18  
UT discipline policies aren’t consistent Austin American Statesman  Editorial 02/04/18 4 doc(s)
Paxton’s PR Guy Subverts Law Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/04/18 1 doc(s)
A Chance for Reform Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/04/18 3 doc(s)
Energy or experience? A Democratic winner needs both Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 02/04/18  
Burton, tell voters where you stand Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Editorial 02/04/18  
White for governor Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/04/18  
For district 134 Houston Chronicle  Editorial 02/04/18  
Texas must obey, not fight, mandates to improve CPS Austin American Statesman  Editorial 02/03/18 3 doc(s)
Hits and Misses Dallas Morning News  Editorial 02/03/18 4 doc(s)
The local economy is at risk if Sen. Konni Burton has her way Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Greene, R. 02/04/18 1 TX bill
Both Texas political parties ask: Whose side are you on? Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Ramsey, R. 02/04/18  
Texans, make your voices heard in primaries Houston Chronicle  Straus, J. 02/04/18  
There’s a better model for cancer research in the U.S. Houston Chronicle  Kantarjian, H. 02/04/18 1 doc(s)
Protect intellectual property, not sexual predators San Antonio Express News  Menendez, J. 02/04/18  
Texans’ tax dollars are paying for health care in other states Austin American Statesman  Reaney, B. 02/03/18 2 doc(s)
Straus deserves acclaim, not censure Dallas Morning News  Galen, R. 02/03/18 1 doc(s)
Party platform trumps Straus Houston Chronicle  Ramsey, M. 02/03/18 1 doc(s)
White joins governor’s race, following father’s footsteps Austin American Statesman  Walsh, S. 02/04/18  
Is North Texas congressman Burgess ‘Trump enough’ for his red district? Dallas Morning News  Dickson, G. 02/04/18 1 doc(s)
Building from the ground up Dallas Morning News  Jeffers Jr., G. 02/04/18  
Constant Threat Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Montgomery, D. 02/04/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
I’ve pinned all my hopes here’ Houston Chronicle  Ellis, L. 02/04/18 4 doc(s)
Democrats haul in big election money Austin American Statesman  Recio, M. 02/03/18  
Lawsuits settled over excessive prison heat Houston Chronicle  Banks, G. 02/03/18 3 doc(s)
Executives with Harvey contracts also gave to Bush San Antonio Express News  Matos, A. 02/03/18  
Massive overhaul to unjam N. Side San Antonio Express News  Selcraig, B. 02/03/18  
Cantu now admits to sex with CEO too San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/03/18 3 doc(s)
Governor alerts older voters about mail ballots Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 02/04/18 1 TX bill
Student sues UT to stop hearing Austin American Statesman  Hall, K. 02/04/18 3 doc(s)
After landing contract, firm donates to campaign Austin American Statesman  Root, J. 02/04/18  
Ticket to California has catch: no return Austin American Statesman  Herman, K. 02/04/18 2 doc(s)
New epilepsy drug could hobble cannabis growers Austin American Statesman  Sechler, B. 02/04/18 3 TX bill(s) 1 doc(s)
Report says Vandergriff to leave transportation board Dallas Morning News  Brumfield, L. 02/04/18 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Education visionary Luce, who ‘never takes a bow,’ is honored Dallas Morning News  Ramirez, M. 02/04/18 1 TX bill 1 doc(s)
Correctional officers’ salary gap widens Dallas Morning News  McGaughy, L. 02/04/18 2 doc(s)
Ted Cruz believes red will trump blue at polls Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/04/18  
Low voter turnout is ‘good’ for candidate but not for Texas Fort Worth Star-Telegram    02/04/18  
TxDOT commission member Victor Vandergriff reportedly stepping down Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Formby, B. 02/04/18 2 TX bill(s) 3 doc(s)
Legislative sessions take aim at abortion Houston Chronicle  Foley, R. 02/04/18  
Politicos run a risk by sending their kids to private schools San Antonio Express News  Garcia, G. 02/04/18  
Dist. 23 Dems question Hurd’s bipartisanship San Antonio Express News  Scherer, J. 02/04/18  
Uresti defense could present this week San Antonio Express News  Contreras, G. 02/04/18 4 doc(s)
State settles suit, agrees to air-condition prison Austin American Statesman  Lindell, C. 02/03/18 2 doc(s)
Outrage at Texas State student leader’s posts Austin American Statesman  Schwartz, J. 02/03/18  
Lewis, Vandergriff decide to leave state transportation panel Austin American Statesman  Wear, B. 02/03/18  
Elizabeth Warren urges more women to seek office Austin American Statesman  Chang, J. 02/03/18  
State settles class action lawsuit over hot prison Dallas Morning News  McCullough, J. 02/03/18 3 doc(s)
State’s first legal cannabis goes to child Dallas Morning News  Te. 02/03/18 1 TX bill
Exoneree loved helping people Dallas Morning News  Emily, J. 02/03/18 1 doc(s)
Newest ‘District of Innovation’ to start school earlier next year Dallas Morning News  Limon, E. 02/03/18 4 doc(s)
After deal, a campaign donation Dallas Morning News  Barragan, J. 02/03/18  
Democrats see opportunity in Texas Senate District 10 Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Tinsley, A. 02/03/18  
UT looks to build hoops arena for as much as $450 million Fort Worth Star-Telegram  Dawson, P. 02/03/18 1 doc(s)
Prison guards get pay bumps Houston Chronicle  Blakinger, K. 02/03/18  
Houston lawmakers press Senate for storm relief Houston Chronicle  Diaz, K. 02/03/18 3 doc(s)
Women who mean business helped shape the Alamo City Houston Chronicle  Holley, J. 02/03/18  
State prison system settles suit over heat San Antonio Express News  Banks, G. 02/03/18 2 doc(s)
Gubernatorial candidate owns business that could impact border San Antonio Express News  Fikac, P. 02/03/18  
U.S. Pays Billions for ‘Assisted Living,’ but What Does It Get? New York Times  Pear, R. 02/04/18  
‘They Can’t Wait to Vote’: Energized Dem-ocrats Target Dominant G.O.P. in Statehouses New York Times  Blinder, A. 02/04/18  
The Republican Tax Act Could Turn Texas Blue New York Times  Wilkinson, W. 02/04/18  

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